Jackie MacKay is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. She provides outpatient individual and group counseling for mental health and addiction issues. Her areas of specialty include drug/alcohol abuse and dependency, sexual addiction, relapse prevention, trauma and abuse recovery, anxiety, grief work, family of origin issues, inner child healing, codependency, and healthy boundaries.
She combines experiential therapies and energy psychology with a variety of cognitive-behavioral counseling techniques to relieve suffering and facilitate healing. She is certified as a practitioner and as a trainer in Trauma Resolution Energy Therapy (TRET), developed by Vann Joines, Ph.D., of the Southeast Institute for Group and Family Therapy. She also is trained in Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT), Trauma Tapping Technique (TTT) and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for use in trauma resolution. By resolving clients’ past traumas, cultivating their emotional intelligence and challenging their limiting beliefs, she helps them realize more authentic and fulfilling lives.
As an accomplished presenter, Jackie regularly speaks and leads workshops on a variety of mental health topics. She has been with New Leaf Center since 2007 and has been a co-owner of the practice since 2015.
Jackie is a current member of the Mental Health Counselors of Central Florida (MHCCF), and she previously served a two-year term as its President. She also is a member of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA), the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA), the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH), and the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP).